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The Algona Upper Des Moines, Algona, Iowa, March 22,1934 MRS. LEANDER BARTON, LUVERNE, CIVIL WAR WIDOW, PASSES AT 86 Puneral Held Thursday; Two Daughters Surive Beloved. Pioneer *, : :Mrs - Leander Barton, last •Civil "War veteran widow, passed away •at her borne Tuesday of Infirmities due to old age. she was eighty-six y**™ o'a. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. .Clara McOormick. of Los Angeles, California,, and Mrs. Bertha. Larimer of LuVerne, and two sons. l^eRoy Barton of St. Paul, Minn., and "Win. Barton, of Lacona., seventeen grandchild - ren and twenty-seven grandchildren to mourn her demise, also her husband. one daughter and two sons preceded her in death. Funeral services were held In the Methodist church, at 2:30 Thursday afternoon, Rev. Baddeley, pastor, officiating. Music was rendered by JOrs. Ray Stone, Mrs. Harry Iiicnty, Maynard Spooner and Dlcfc Ross with Mrs. J. r,. tdchty at the piano. Pall bearers were George Hanselman. Fred Tlede, Jess Llndebak, H. C. Allen, j. I,. Lteiity and X. H. Benedict. Burial was made in the Iocs. cemetery. Those from out of town attending the funeral services of Mrs. Barton •were Mr. and Mrs. Teller. Mr. pnd Mrs. Hoy Van Voast. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Smith of Fort Dodge; Mrs. Courtney, Oedar Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Barton, St. Paul. Minn.; Wm. Barton of iacona. and Ike l"innell of AJgxma. Mrs. Chapman Entertains The J. J. club met Friday with Mrs. •Georgia Chapman, as hostess. The fol- 3orwlng officers were elected for the coming year: president, Mrs. Ix>ia Zentner; vice president, tars. Farrell; secretary, Mrs. Gertrude Herti; treasurer, Mrs. Laura LLndebak. Mrs. Eustace •was In charge of the social hour in -which games were played. Mrs. Chapman served dainty refreshments. Vernon Const, p. T. A. The P. T. A. held their- regular •monthly meeting: at t>he Vernon. consolidated school Friday evening:. There was a very large attendance. A play t>y the first and second grades was given. The remanider of the program consisted of several selections by the Lu Verne stringed orchestra, compos. cd of Irwin and Orville Ramus, Will Hoepner and r>e Rae Godfrey. M. E. Ladies Aid Celebrates The Methodist Ladies Aid celebrated their 47th year Wednesday toy serving a birthday supper. There were twelve tables, each decorated to represent the months of the year. The decorations were by Airs. Lloyd smith. There we-e over 129 people served. Each sat at the table representing' the month, of the year In which they were born. A lovely two course supper was served after •which a program -was given. IA girls* trio, composed of Misses Doris Genriofa, Florence Thompson and Annintha Johnson, sang- three selec- FOR SHERIFF X am * candidate on the Bean ticket * oar Sheriff of •uth Oounty. auo>ect to trig wlH of the voters «.fc tbe June primaries. Your vote •will be appreciated. W. H. Bicklefs Titonka, Iowa 10-22* tions. accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Opal Morrison- A reading was given by Adoh>h Lund. Threw selections on ti»e musical saw vere given by Miss Irene Swensen accompanied bv Mrs. Morrison. Talks w»r«i given by Rev. and Mrs. Baddeley and a review of the aid jsodety sine" It began was given by Mrs. Fteter Thompson. 26 in Confirmation Clan A class of ten •will be confirmed in the Lutheran, ehureh Sunday, March 25th. Those in the class are Viva Ristau, Pern Zetlaii, Velmi. Meyers, Elsie Riddle, Efliad "Weg^nor, Gordon Lenz, Roland I^enz. IWalter UEntz, Donald Warmbier, and IjeBoy Oronbach. Roofc Club The Boofe club met at the town hill Tuesday evening 1 . The husbands entertained trveir •wives at a 6:30 supper, which wns •prepared and served by Mrs. Wm. Biding* and daughter. Miss Vera Biging. T5*e evening- -was ^pint In playing rook at nine tables. Mrs. Ray Stone, Mrs. Adam Zwiefel, Mrs. Austin Burtis, and Mrs. Jess Lindebak won the prizes. Lunch -was served at the close of the evening-. Mrs. Joe "Wor-by is quite 111 at this writing. Several couples played five hundred at the Raymond IMeyer home Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pergande are the parents of a. baby born 'Wednesday, March 14th. The combined choirs of the three churches are practicing for a cantata to be given Easter night. Melbourne JSteussy has returned home from a visit with his sister. Mrs. Peter Oolcoesthea in Elco, Nevada. The Good Will club met Thursday at the country faome of Mrs. H. T. Blumer, assisted by Mrs. H. L. Meyers. Mrs. T. L. "Williams enjoyed a visit last week, witrx her mother, Mrs. Dawson and her sister, Mrs. TJmland of Otho. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Keesey attended the funeral s«rvices of Mrs. Herman Keeney of J3es Moines which were held at Whittemore Tuesday a. m. A birthday juarty was given Thursday in the Lutrieran church basement for Kenneth Wthittenberg, 5 year old son of Rev. and Mrs. Whittenberg. Richard Nlver played in the North Central students* 1OO piece orchestra which played at the opening session of the State Teachers' convention at Fort Dodge Thursday. Miss Dorothy Hanselman came home Monday tx> attend the -wedding of her sister. Miss Edna Hanselman to George Faustau of Oeneseo. Hi., which took place Tuesday. March 20th. The young: people's society of the Lutheran chxurcn, met Tuesday evening in the churchx basement. The evening was spent in playing- games. Miss Evelyn Bush served refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Craig, Miss Violet Craig, and Mrs. Martin Craig of Livermore. Mr. and Mrs. DeRae Godfrey and Miss Roberta. Masterson were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Oodfrey. A pre-nuptial shower for Miss Edna HanaelTTuvn wa» held Wednesday afternoon •*. tlM iinma of Tver »unt. Mr*. GUB nacaalgrr- She •waa th« recipient of many nice household articles and also recipes. The afternoon was spent in a social way by playing different games and contests. Tbe wedding will take place Tuesday. March 20th. Mrs. Baessler served a delicious lunch. Ye», But \/ho Won The Game? Pletred atwve is Kenneth Patterson, 5. son of Senartor Oeorge W. Pattersson of Burt, engageded In a marble game -with. Senator t*fe Hill of Nora Springs. The picture was snapped by a r>es Molnep Register photographer while a debate on the chattel mortgage foreclosure bill was on a short time ago In the state senaibe. Senator Hill's attention to the marble game is no compliment to ithe debaters, and probably he had good reason to prefer the relaxation of a good game of marbles to some of the hot air that must have been floattng around. TOM SHERMAN HAS STORY IN FORT DODGE PAPER ON EARLY IOWA FACTS The following article appeared in the Fort Dodge Independent last week, in connection with the early history of Port Dodge, and was written by T. C. Sherman, prominent Kossuth county resident and a pioneer citizen of north Iowa. (By T. C. Sherman) Algona, Iowa Fort Dodge Independent: Your Invitation to write a letter for your Letter Edition was received a few days ago. I was never a resident of Webster county, but know something of its hstory and traditions. My grandfather, Thomas White came to Webster county in 1854. locating first In ithe Lizard settlement near the present town of Clare, later moving to Fort Dodge, where he lived In one of the Port buildings on officers row now known as Williams street. I think ithe exact location was the former site of Tobln College, though of this I am not certain. My first visit to Fort Dodge was to my grandfathers, about the year 18T2.1 recall itliat the Haskcll spring and the stables of the North Western Stage Co. were located a.t the foot of the hill below the 'White home and that Col. Kb- er B. Byam lived in an adjacent house, and a Shetland xxmy owned by the Byams was a source of much interest to me. My father EM ward Sherman filed on a homestead in Humboldt county in November. 1859, and made actual settlement in the early spring of 1860. Fort Dodge was his post office and for many years -the last outpost of civ- llzatlon in northern Iowa, numbering In Its population many men of outstanding ability and character, the leadership acquired by your city in the pioneer days has continued to the present, within my memory your city has given the state a governor, a lieutenant governor, a congressman, two United States senators, a solicitor of the Treasury, a Director of the Mint, a Federal Judge and numerous other men of note and importance. Fort Dodge has sent forth many of her sons to sit in the high places of our people. Some come back ito the home town but many do not until after 'life's fitful fever" they return to rest in her soil, if you should run this verse in your Letter Edition, It might remand some of your boys to revisit the old home town. Yours very truly, T. C. SHERMAN. LOTTS GREEK NEWS Mr. and Mrs. I^eo Spllles of Algona visited the former's mother, Mrs. John Spilles, Tuesday. 5 T ET5 ON YOURSELF >ESNT your wife <deaerve tfcc pleasure of being: ceen abouc yt. well-dressed man.? (O/ cawne that tuell-drfssfd m*n tbtniUt be you!) A new STETSON will do die trick - — for no article of apparel "»fffrfr quite cbe difference in appea Mrs. Albert Potratz burned her hand quite badly last Friday. The Young People's society will meet on Friday evening, March 23, In the school basement. Miss Sedona Blertsedt of Falrvllle spent Friday evening at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Noah. Reiaener. Mrs. Herman Reiaener suffered with a •iega of rheumatism in her hands last week. Otto Ruhnke has also been reported ill. Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Mittag were dinner guests at the Frank Schumacher home near 'Whittemore Sunday. Mrs. Mittag and Mrs. Schumacher are sisters. Edna Potratz. who is employed at the Wm. Fuerstenau home, was taken ill very suddenly last Saturday and waa taken to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Potratz. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Llesener and Mr. and Mrs. Art Kressln drove to Austin, Minn., last Tuesday for a visit with the Karl Dreyer family. The Dreyers moved to Austin last summer, where they are now employed in the Hormel Packing plant. The parish evening which was held last Friday was very well attended. After a few selections by the German band which was recently organized, two songs were rendered by a quartette consisting of Adolph Peril, Hugo Faul- atlch, Wm. Sohmiel and Otto Liesener. Rev. Flene and Mr. Schmiel also gave short talks. Later in the evening flve Hundred and checkers were played at fourteen tables. There will be one more social gathering in April which will be the last one this season due to spring and summer field work. ville Tuesday to meet Mrs. Peterson who was returning from Rock. Rapids after a three weeks' visit •with relatives and friends. An emergency operation for appendicitis was performed on Dale Craven at 7:00 p. m. Sunday by Doctors Devine and Hamstreet at the M. S. Craven home. Mrs. Fred Wentz is the nurse in charge. Wednesday an egg truck with a flve ton load enroute from Winnebago to Webster City tix»ped over at the corner four miles south of town. The driver waa bruised Mfumft tout tbe eggs received the serious daxn»ee. Mrs. J. J. JBudlong- and daughters, Edith and Hazel arrived home Saturday from Hampton. Hazel will spend her spring vacation here with her mother, but Edith returned to her position in the bank at Hampton Sunday. Rev. L. O. Gartner and son, John, drove to Kellog. Iowa, where they purchased 17O hives of bees from L. Wlrt who Is retiring' from the business. The Oartners have TOO hives in their apiary which will be dlstrbuted to the L. A. Bolenus, Ed Zwiefel and H. Beenken farms. Wheat acreage in Europe is reported as leas than a year ago and weather conditions less favorable. WILLIAM MUELLER, WHTTTEMORE, AN EX-SERVICE MAN, BURIED MONDAY American Legion had charge of Services at Military Funeral Whittemore: Friends of William Mueller were greatly grieved when they heard of his death at the Mercy hospital In Port Dodge Thursday evening. Mr. Mueller broke his leg a little over two weeks ago while hauling hay for a neighbor. His death was caused by hemolytlc streptococcemls. He was In the local hospital for a few days and then was taken to the hospital In Port Dodge. Will Mueller was born January 4, 1891, at Lenore, Illinois. His parents, Mr. and Mrs .Theo. Mueller have both areceded him in death. He came to this xmnty about thirty years ago where he has since resided except while he was in the service. He entered the army in Septmber, 1917, and served about ten months overseas and was discharged in May, 1919. On May 29, 1917, he was married to Grace Gunn at Whit-temore, who survives him. To this union five children were born, all of whom are living as follows: Alice, Irene, Harold, Cletus, and James, all at home. He is survived tjy two brothers, Peter and Henry of Whittemore and one sister, Mrs. Rose Bonnstetter of Whittemore. One brother. John, and one sister, Mary, preceded him in death. Funeral services were held Monday morning at 8 o'clock at St. Michael's church and burial was made in the cemetery north of town. The Legion boys marched and had charge of the funeral, which was carried out in a military manner. Six soldiers were the pallbearers. They were Dr. H. E. Woodward, Will Baas, Alfred Semon, Nick Reding, Tony Schmidt and Peter Schumacher. Relatives from out of town to attend the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Vogel, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Salz, Mr. and Mrs. John Vogel, Otto and Christine Vogel of Lenore, Illinois; Mrs. Anna Heng, Barnsvlllc, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Theo. Engler and Catherine of St. Paul, Minn.; Mrs. Dan Ounn, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goddard, Mr. and Mrs. John Gunn, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Flnnestad, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Finnestad of Cylinder; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gunn, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Nelson of Emmetsburg; Mr. and Mrs. Will Salz and John Salz of Stacyvllle, Iowa. Billy Higglns left Friday evening for Chicago where he will take a course in a linotype school. Dr. Schroeder of Fort Dodge was up Wednesday being called to hold a consultation for Mrs. Spllles. Jarr.es Farrell, two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. LcRoy Farrell, was quite sick a few days this week. Walter Taake, who returned to the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge, was operated on Tuesday for a mastoid. Mi's. H. W. Geelan, Margaret Fandel, and Mrs. James Geelan and son. Jimmy, visited with relatives at Ruthven Wednesday. Mrs .Margaret Mergen entertained her family Tuesday evening at a party to honor of her son, Harvey, who left for California, where he will be employed. Mrs. Irene Rooncy and children left for Cameron. Missouri, Thursday evening where they were called by the siid- don death of their husbnnd and fnth- or, Jerome Rooney. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Somon, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Semon went to Rochester, Minn.. Thursday where Mrs. Nick Somon wrm. to RO" through the clinic and later submitted to an operation Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Semon returned home Thursday. Widow of Thackrey Granted $1040 By Legislative Action Sweix City Herald: After debate on amended Senate bill to appropriate $1.040 to Mrs. Viva Thackrey, together with hospital and funeral expenses of her late husband, Vestal Thnckrey. who was Injured fatally Christmas day when he wns guarding a state snow plow on road No. 9 near the highway station at Oerlcd. The loRislature approved the measure last week. The bill provides Mrs. Thackrey shall be paid $1,040 from the state primary fund in installments of $10 for 104 consecutive weeks beginning not later than April 1. In addition to the appropriation to Mrs. Thackrey. hospital and funeral expenses were allowed as follows: Coleman hospital, Esthervillo, $78.75; Dr. G. H. West and Dr. C. H. Miller, $50; Fred J. Stwnborsr, trustee for cemetery lot, $25. Tlio orisinftl Hoiw bill provided for an appropriation of only $100 to Mrs. Thackrey, but when it reached the Senate. Senator Georgo W. Patterson of Hurt, sufnjMtPd a moro equitable .oottlemcnt would be $1.040. Mr. Thrtckrey was injured fafcau> Christmas day when he waa structc by H. Buntcofske, an Algona. barber, who. in ft blinding snow storm failed to see Mr. Tlinckrey, who was guarding the plow. The latter, then an employee of Olon Vaughn. Elmore produce dealer, was a guest of his brother-in-law, Frank Kelly, state road patrolman, and wa.s riding wtth him when the plow stalled. Mr. Kelly left to get an automobile to start the plow. Mr. Thackrey died a few dayn later of his Injuries in an Estherville hospital and was buried at Armstrong. In a statement to the legislature it was suggested Mrs. Thackrey was entitled to damages because her husband cnme to his death from guarding state property as well as looking flfter the safety of the traveling public. FOR TREASURER I hereby announce my canddlacy for treasurer of Kossuth county on the Republican ticket. Your support at the June primary will be appreciated. C. W. PEARSON Algona. 11-13* H, W. POST Dray and Tranf er Storage of all kinds. Long distance hauling. Every load insured against loss or don- age. Equipped to do all kinds of draylng and hauling. 83-tf «BB«»»»"»'B»»»^^ TITONKA NEWS with, a touch of the So wben you buy Snenra treat! n's gaiety. yourself a xr, you're giving your wi£e a ^ZENDER & CAJ-DWELL JftJElMMt Wm. Rlcklefs was in LuVerne on political business Tuesday. Jerry Schutjer Is driving a new Plymouth purchased in Des Moines last week. Kenneth Larson of Clarion arrived Thursday for a visit with friends and its parents. Mrs. Howard French, Mrs. Stephen De Pries and son. Junior were in Algona Wednesday afternoon. Herlene Craven who has been with tier grandmother at La Porte, Iowa, ar. rived last Monday to be with her father. M. B. Craven and family. William De Fries arrived home from Macintosh, South. Dakota, Monday, where he has been the last six months. He will make his home with his brother, Fred. A new grocery store opened here last Saturday with, free coffee and cookies to their patrons. It la located in the old harness shop across the street from the Savings Bank. W. J. Denton attended the funeral of Mr. Colgan at Clear Lake Saturday. Mr. Oolgan was a former druggist at Titonka and will be remembered by all the older people. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Breen and son, Harold, and daughter, Mrs. Eva Peter- aon. were at Mfeaon City Tuesday on biuineu ami witnewed the First National Bank robbery. USaa Kabei Tutton has been absent from •ehool the pMt week because of the wriou* condition of her stater, Mla» VdUna Tutton of Buftalo center, woo in » car aoefatent but Monday. Th» operetta, "Fferar tad the Pirate" 9C*Moted by which WM prffMotod by the local high school glee club WM well attended both W«dne*d*y and Tbunday nigbt*. Thirty dollar* were cleared above f>peoM», Phydetti* Petecaoa, Arthur J. Bud- toa« ami Brie isnt«r«im drov* to Brtbcr- Builder of FINE HOMES There arc do/ens of delighted home-owners right in your neighborhood who praise our work as home-contractors. We can handle the job right from tin- start, and even have a designing service to those who would save architect's fees. LET US GET TOGETHER BUILDING TIME IS APPROACHING Free Estimates Geo. L. Miller Building Contractor Phone 109 X X Talk About Style and You Talk About Varsitv-town Clothes (or Easter You hot, you're talking our language when you talk style . . . and the smarter you talk, the better we like it! We're all set with a grand selection of Varsity-town Clothes that are style-right from collar to trouser cuff. Smartness unlimited. Easter Suits for Men and Young Men 22.50 24.50 27.50 Other Makes 16.50 18.50 TOP COATS 12 to 24.50 20.00 Zender & Caldwell Clothing and Shot's DANCING Bobby Qriggs and his Orchestra MARCH 24 and 25 "Come on Over." The Clear Lake Country Club

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